Windows Server 2008 R2 is an operating system from Microsoft. It is an update of Windows Server 2008. Unlike Server 2003 R2, this R2 is a fully new Operating System. It is only available in 64-bit versions.

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Windows scheduled task - .bat runs forever

I've a scheduled task to clean up folders on a hard drive automatically; it removes files older than a certain amount of days. Basically it runs a .bat file full of lines that looks like this: ...
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Installing Windows Server 2008 R2 - No Drives Found

I'm currently trying and failing to install Windows Server 2008 R2 onto a Dell Precision T3600 box with PERC H310 hardware RAID. When I attempt to install it from both USB and CD, it comes up with "No ...
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Windows programs mysteriously lost licenses and activations

I have a remote desktop server that recently lost the licenses and activation information for Office, Quickbooks, and the CALs for Remote Desktops all at the same time. I went ahead and re-entered the ...
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How do I stop Remote Desktop from prompting for username and password twice

When I user remote desktop to connect to a Window 7 Professional computer (using win7 pro RDP) it first prompts me for my password: after successfully authenticating there, it connects to the ...
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Windows AD user policy query [on hold]

can we able export report from Active Directory of all users which they don’t have user-policy group ? Tried with Manage engine ADAduit software, but there are no related object found in the software ...
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Windows Networking - Treat two subnets as one network

We have an existing (old) network (10.0.0.0/24) and we're trying to add another (new) subnet (20.0.0.0/24) using a Cisco 2901 router. I added the appropriate routes and tested everything out. We're ...
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Excel 2010 “sending the command to the program” error

Multiple domain users receive the following Excel 2010 (32-bit edition) error occasionally when opening random XLS files. There was a problem sending the command to the program ...
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Server Tasks Automation

I would like to run some tasks on my Windows 2008 R2 server and need some kind of automation. Right now I am running the tasks with my Macro Recorder - BUT - I need to be connected via RDP in order ...
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SQL Azure VM Cannot Connect

I have SQL Azure VM Following are the configuration of the VM SIZE Basic_A1 (1 core, 1.75 GB memory) After few hours I cannot log into server using any of following methods. Remote Desktop ...
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Server 2008 R2 not responding to ping, RDP, port 80, etc

I have a Windows Server 2008 R2 Domain Controller. I can RDP, ping, and access the webserver while in the local area network on the LAN NIC. But I cannot RDP, ping, or access the webserver while ...
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Server 2008 Drive mapping scripts vs GPO

I'm trying to get familiar with our work server and I've just noticed that the IT support crowd have mapped network drives with scripts; GPO Editor > User config > Policies > Windows settings > ...
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The network path was not found

This is for a Windows XP SP3 machine, trying to access file shares on a Windows Server 2008 R2 system. The client had access to the server previously, and other clients on the same network are not ...
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How long until disabling a logged on user takes effect?

I have asked the admin sitting next to me to change my password and disable my account. He did that 15 minutes ago and I am still browsing the network shares. I haven't logged off yet, but I want to ...
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Has anyone managed to install Office Webapps on SharePoint 2010, on Windows 7?

I've installed SharePoint 2010 as a development environment on my Windows 7 x64 environment (notes here) and would like to install Office Web Apps onto it also. However, when trying to install ...
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Connect to the internet via routing through another PC?

Build Windows 2008 R2 Server. Two (2) Ethernet ports: One Ethernet port, statically assigned to 192.168.2.4, is connected to an internal subnet (192.168.2.x), which I'm using for a local test ...
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Issue with proxy configuration

I have a Win 2008 R2 server with IE10 installed on it. In the IE (and on firefox too), when I use option "Use Automatic Configuration Script" (this is as per the company policy to access internet) I ...
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Windows Server 2003 R2 vs 2008 R2 vs 2012 as a file server

I am using Windows Server 2003 R2. We have about 100 PCs which are connected to this server and by using network connection. We are planning to upgrade it to other newer version. So I was looking for ...
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Handle.exe creates Handle64.exe & hangs thereafter

On windows server 2008 R2 ,In a folder I have handle.exe along with psexec.exe and a batch file name test.bat with following content: psexec -s D:\data\handle.exe -p taskhost.exe > ...
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How to setup a VPN server using Windows Server 2008 R2?

I wanted to setup a VPN connection to my home network, since there are several web services I'd like access to remotely and several computers at home I'd like to RDP into. My router at home is a ...
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File access denied *after* burning to disc

After using the built-in CD burner on WIN2k8 R2 to burn files downloaded by a regular user, all of the burned files seem to have changed the ownership to Administrator, since the regular user gets the ...
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Windows 2008 Firewall - How do I restrict HTTP inbound to specific IP?

My goal is to restrict all HTTP inbound requests to a specific IP addresses. I thought it would be a simple process - but I am not getting the result desired I have modified a predefined rule called ...
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How do you install .net4 on a Server 2008 r2 machine through psremoting in powershell?

I need to write a script that installs .net 4 remotely using powershell to a group of Server 2008 R2 machines. I based my script off of ...
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Sharing internet connection on multiple networks Windows Server 2008

I have a server running Windows 2008 R2 x64 with a total of three network cards: one on-board, one PCI, and one Wireless USB dongle (D-link DWA-140). The on-board card is connected to the internet, ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 cannot change DNS Domain Context on some machines

So I have a small Windows Server 2008 R2 network consisting of a domain controller, a file server, SQL server, etc. All machines are joined to a windows domain (CPUSHIELD.COM) and show up in Active ...
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Services issue on server 2008 r2 standard

I have a server running Symantec endpoint protection manager 12.1.4013.4013. Earlier I needed to add a couple clients and when trying to open the manager it gave me an error saying: "Failed to ...
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User under windows server AD access Linux server using kerberos [migrated]

I installed AD on windows 2008 r2 sp1 server . And had configured all things follow the issue http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms995329.aspx ...
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LSA (LsaSrv) “The security package Kerberos generated an exception. The exception information is the data.” caused by NPS

I have a Windows server (2008 R2 with SP1) that runs as a domain controller, and uses Network Policy Server to authenticate Wireless 802.1X devices. There are two access points available. Suddenly ...
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Sync Google Drive when not logged in

I have installed Google Drive on Windows Server 2008 R2. When I login to the server, Google Drive starts automatically and synchrnoizes files, pulling changes down from the cloud. All good so far. ...
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Configure and Set up OTRS

I have configured "OTRS 3.3.7" tool in CentOS 6.5, I would like to set up ITIL process for Helpdesk ticketing System. Any help on seting up the process would be appreciated!
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Network Fluctuating

Am working an a small business and i have over 20 client computers on my LAN and i am having a windows Server 2008 R2 on the LAN also which is my dns server. My ISP installed a bridge (outdoor) that ...
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how to change standard user account to local administrator

I disconnect my windows 7 computer from the domain and now I all I have is a STANDARD user account(no administrator local account). And I lost all the data of that account. When I tried to access that ...
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Windows Login Script ignore UAC

I have a GPO that will launch a Startup Script for a .exe(Install Shield) silent unattended setup. However the user is currently being prompted to allow program due to UAC. I want a true unattended ...
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When machine-wide tracing is enabled, where does ODBC store logs for NETWORKSERVICE? [migrated]

When I enable machine-wide tracing in odbcad32.exe, it says: A log file will be created if none exists for every user identity under which a process using odbc is running. However, it doesn't ...
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When running odbcad32 as Administrator, machine-wide tracing still not available [migrated]

I'm running the 64-bit odbcad32.exe on an x64 Windows 2008 R2 (6.1 build 7601 SP1) system. The system does not have UAC enabled (it's an AWS instance, and they default to UAC off). The ODBC ...
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ssh connection to localhost is closed after login cygwin

I am using cygwin to get ssh connection to a windows 2008r2 server. After setting the correct settings and creating ssh user I can connect to the user and provide my password but it disconnect ...
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moving case-sensitive files from linux to windows server

I am using 2 servers: one with linux operating system that support case sensitive and the backup server is a windows 2008 r2 server that also support case sensitive after installing unix based ...
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How to find folders with broken security on windows files shares

I need to migrate many windows network file shares over the coming months and there is the occasional "super user" who has files so important they stop the folder from inheriting permissions and lock ...
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Transfer backup files from one Windows server to another in seperate domains/workgroups

I have an issue with Windows Server 2008 R2. What I am trying to achieve, is to copy some backup files every night from Server A to Server B (both identical). They are geographically separated, and ...
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How can i add shortcut to powershell for a terminal server user?

I have a user that need access to powershell on his terminal server account, how can i do this?
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AppPool IIS7 Computer Management cannot add user

In: Microsoft Management Console Local users and groups Groups Performance Log Users I have to add my Application pool (IIS AppPool\MyPool) as user in that list. This worked on the other server, ...
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windows command prompt dir /q returns “…” as owner - what is that?

I am executing dir /q on a Windows server 2008r2 and what I get back for one of the folders is ... What does it mean? 2014-06-11 16:32 <KAT> ... AFolder 2014-06-03 ...
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Windows Server 2008 r2 reports wrong hard drive free space

I have Windows Server 2008 R2 installed onto a Virtual Machine on ESXi 5.0.0. When I originally created the VM, I gave the C: drive 350 GB of hard drive space, and I made it thin provisioned. ...
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Windows time runs slow

I am using VPS from a web hosting provider Godaddy(windows server 2008 r2). In my VPS I found that time was running slow.The windows time clock has noticeably "losing time" as much as 8 to 10 sec ...
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Windows 2008 Server GPO Add personal shares

Right now each employee has their own share on the file server that uses their first initial of their first name and their last name (ex. jsmith). Of course John Simth has to be logged on to access ...
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Windows symlink does not show full path?

Current pwd: C: I created a sample symlink say: mklink /j C:\a C:\b\c Thereafter after i navigate using the symlink: cd a If I execute the 'pwd' command, I see the path as C:\a Is there a ...
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How can I automatically open the Hyper-V VM console on server boot on Windows 2008 R2?

I am looking for advice on getting my Hyper-V VM to open on logon to the server. It currently runs in the background as a service however we required to have it automatically open so the user can view ...
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LAN not picking up gigabit connection through patch panel

I have just purchased 2 FVS318G switches to install at my store. How this is set up is the server is in the back room. We have Cat 5E ran up through the ceiling and is patched into a panel in the back ...
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Unable to Create Linked Servers using SSMS on SQL server 2008 R2

I am unable to create or view properties of the Linked Servers from SSMS on SQL server 2008 R2 and the error appears "cannot find table 0. (System.Data)" also the providers are not being displayed ...
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How can I tell if a KB or newer has been installed for Windows?

I have a Windows system that I need to audit. The requirements is that (for example) KB2160329 has been installed onto the system. I know from lots of digging that KB2731847 that we have installed ...
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%temp% folder files delete

In my windows server 2008r2 i was running out of free space I have deleted following folder contents C:\Windows\Temp C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue But when i run %temp% in run ...